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Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

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Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

April 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Two 17-year-old boys accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Memphis man trying to sell his car on Craigslist will be tried as adults.

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NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

April 24th, 2014 2:21 pm by CHARLES D. WILSON, Associated Press

The National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country.

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US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

April 24th, 2014 1:50 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.

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Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

April 24th, 2014 10:58 am by By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Authorities and many who monitor hate groups didn't foresee that Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. would erupt, as prosecutors say he did this month, killing three people outside local Jewish centers.

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Haslam: Prayer to help guide execution decisions

Haslam: Prayer to help guide execution decisions

April 24th, 2014 7:15 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he will rely on prayer and advice from experts when he is faced with last-minute appeals from death row inmates facing execution.

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Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

April 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports John A. Brown told the Tennessee Board of Parole that he is a changed man after 40 years in prison. "I'm truly sorry," said Brown, who is now 63. "I've committed the last 40 years to changing my life."

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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

April 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

The Air Force wants to gradually retire the fleet of 32 "Dragon Lady" planes, which can soar to an altitude of 70,000 feet, collect intelligence on North Korea and Russia and rapidly send the data to U.S. commanders.

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Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

April 23rd, 2014 3:34 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party operatives' spin is to be believed.

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Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:33 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

Thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic eye," he has regained enough of his eyesight to catch small glimpses of his wife, grandson and cat.

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High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

April 23rd, 2014 3:32 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment

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Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

April 23rd, 2014 12:34 pm by Associated Press

Jessie Cummings, 24, was one of five former jail employees indicted by a Grainger County grand jury on various charges stemming from an investigation after three inmates escaped from the facility.

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